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Lady Ottoline Morrell

(1873-1938), Patron of the arts; half-sister of 6th Duke of Portland; wife of Philip Edward Morrell

Sitter associated with 596 portraits
Artist associated with 1715 portraits
Patron and society hostess. After travelling widely as a young woman, in 1902 Ottoline married Philip Morrell, a solicitor and later Liberal MP. She established herself as a literary and political hostess at their home in Bloomsbury and from 1915 at Garsington Manor, their home near Oxford. Her social gatherings provided a forum for intellectual interaction and opportunities for writers and artists to meet patrons. Visitors to Garsington included Lytton Strachey, Henry Lamb, Aldous Huxley, Bertrand Russell, Henry Lamb and Augustus John.

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Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell) with her pug, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140120

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell) with her pug

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1909
NPG Ax140120

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell), by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140122

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, July 1909
NPG Ax140122

Ethel Sands, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140123

Ethel Sands

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1909
NPG Ax140123

Augustus John; Dorelia McNeill, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140134

Augustus John; Dorelia McNeill

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
cream-toned vintage snapshot print, May 1909
NPG Ax140134

Emily Chadbourne; Mrs Kochlin; Dorelia McNeill; Augustus John, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140137

Emily Chadbourne; Mrs Kochlin; Dorelia McNeill; Augustus John

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, June 1909
NPG Ax140137

Emily Chadbourne, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140154

Emily Chadbourne

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
cream-toned vintage snapshot print, October 1909
NPG Ax140154

Dorelia McNeill, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140155

Dorelia McNeill

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
cream-toned vintage snapshot print, October 1909
NPG Ax140155

'Amateur bullfight', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140165

'Amateur bullfight'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 26 October 1909
NPG Ax140165

'Russian gypsies', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140166

'Russian gypsies'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1909
NPG Ax140166

'Russian gypsies', by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140167

'Russian gypsies'

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1909
NPG Ax140167

'The museum' (Philip Edward Morrell), by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140174

'The museum' (Philip Edward Morrell)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1909
NPG Ax140174

Philip Edward Morrell, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140178

Philip Edward Morrell

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, October 1909
NPG Ax140178

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell), by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140187

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1909
NPG Ax140187

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell), by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140191

Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, circa 1909
NPG Ax140191

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